Spokane Water Supply.
At Spokane, Wash., the development of the underground water supply is to cost $49,781.35— nearly twice the original estimate given the mayor by Ernest C. Wood, constructing engineer in charge of the work. The estimate was presented in itemised form and is as follows: Machinery contract, $15,560; well-casing, $600; bricking well, $1,720; discharge-suction-pipes, $2,720; valves, $1,656.40; flume-connections to turbine, $1,416.80; draught tubes, $498.55; roofing well, $400; superstructure, $1,500; placing machinery and connecting pipes, $i.ooo; floor-girders in well. $100; labor to February 1. 1908. $7,876.95; material to February 1, 1908. $5,752.65; labor to complete, $7,000; material to complete, $2,000.